The PCPC Database
The PC industry on a floppy disk. 12,000+ names and ad-
dresses in an easily accessible format. User groups, computer
stores, publications, hardware and software manufacturers, plus
related products and services. This DATAWARE allows you to find
information by name (name of a company, for example), geographi-
cally (by state, zip code, country), and subject/keyword (a type
of software, for example).
Each item in the database, in general, includes name &
address, 800 telephone numbers, local telephone numbers, FAX,
Technical Support, etc, and a list of relevant keywords indicat-
ing the products/services produced by that organization/company.
The latest version of this Database is available, at any time,
on a 5.25" or 3.5" floppy, high density, for $29.95, postage paid,
Box 1067 Harvard Sq Stn
Cambridge MA 02238
To run the program, place the disk in your A: drive and type
the following two commands, one on each line, followed by pres-
sing the Enter key:
Press the F1 function key (usually on the left side of your
keyboard, or across the top) for help.
If you downloaded this software from a bulletin board, it
was probably a file named MDB.ZIP. You must use PKZIP to UNZIP
the files. The files can be placed on your hard disk or another
You can also run this program from your hard disk. Simply
copy the files from a floppy disk, putting them in a directory of
your choice, and type the command name, PCPC, in this case, in re-
sponse to the DOS prompt. For example:
COPY A:PCPC.* C:\dir-name\PCPC.*
Registered users can get the latest version at any time for
$10, postage paid, from the above address.
Payment by check, money order, credit card or COD.
No special equipment is required to run this program. It
will run on a system with a Monochrome monitor, 256K (or more),
and a high-density (5.25" and 1.2 Meg or 3.5" and 1.44 Meg)
floppy disk drive.
The PCPC Database, and other DATAWARE, was written/compiled
by Richard Gardner, a co-founder of the Boston Computer Society,
and the designer and builder of the first public access, DO TOUCH
computer exhibit at the Boston Children's Museum. He can be
reached at the above address, or 617-623-3795, or FAX to:
617-876-8186. Internet: [email protected]